Opinion

Home Opinion

Reader: Not local government’s finest hour

As is usual, I attended the Roswell City Council Meeting Thursday night, July 12, and it was a CIVIC EMBARRASSMENT from beginning to end. Larry...

Let’s celebrate our heroes as well as UFOs

I normally don’t do columns because it usually ends up making people mad. My editor told me I should start writing more of them....

Ideas deemed liberal, conservative change with time

I wish to add my input to the recent discussion of contributions of liberals. One writer told us all our rights are the result...

Thanks to Roswell for supporting wonderful event

We here at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico would like to thank the community of Roswell for its support in turning out...

GOP doesn’t put citizens’ safety in jeopardy

John Ford (in his letter July 4) is correct to say that political parties have changed over the years, but one doesn’t have to...

Political parties have changed over time

Mr. Donald Burleson’s letter of 30 June was interesting. He mentioned the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution regarding the right to vote. He...

Conservatives have been forward-thinking on many issues

In a letter to the editor of June 28, John Ford says: “Every right, privilege, and freedom we American citizens enjoy are the result...

Freedoms owed to more than liberals’ efforts

I want to thank Mr. John Ford for setting me straight on how we Americans got all our rights, privileges and freedoms. I always...

Letters spur response on rights, freedoms

I read the letters of Mr. Dawe and Mr. Rivera in the RDR and have only this to say. Every right, privilege and freedom we...

Liberals enjoy a double standard

Roseanne Barr offended me years ago when she grabbed her crotch when she was booed for disrespectfully singing the Star-spangled Banner. Her latest affront...

Letter writer angered by interaction

I went to a local car wash — there was only one attendant so I waited for him to come and attend me and...

Letter writer believes he ‘struck a nerve’

In reading Ms. Moeller’s response to my letter on progressives and their academic supporters, it appears I stuck a nerve possibly from someone who...

Help neighborhoods? Try addressing engine noise …

For 42 years, I have lived in the once-peaceful area of the Linda Vista development. Unfortunately in the last year, my neighborhood has become...

Cake decision reflects Constitution’s intent

I am thankful to see some sanity in our court system. In a recent Supreme Court decision, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission,...

Apply logic to propaganda, rhetoric

What is a progressive? Webster defines this as denoting progress or moving forward. It is generally thought of as positive. In politics Hilary Clinton,...

Graduates, beware of ‘brainwashing’

Our recent graduates need to understand about “brainwashing” before going to college. It has two main elements: isolation and repetition. If I stand here and...

Food drive efforts much appreciated

Harvest Ministries of Roswell wants to thank our local letter carriers of the United States Postal Service and the community of Roswell for the...

Fear of litigation can impact business

Ralph Rivera’s victimhood letter to the editor portrayed the almost tribal animosity and disdain which can exist between liberals and conservatives. He also mentioned...

Victimhood used to cast blame

“I’m tired of liberals using black people and making us look like victims,” Bryan Sharpe said. “Another thing I hate about them if you’re...

Ordinance’s description creates confusion

I finally understood, I think, the thrust of the “right-to-work” ordinance after reading Lisa Dunlap’s article. All of us have a right to work,...

STAY CONNECTED

21,429FansLike
1,358FollowersFollow
1,218SubscribersSubscribe
Translate »